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  • Today in Tech: Meet the cool kids of enterprise tech

    Also: What Tim Cook said at a Town Hall meeting; Is Quora just a content farm reborn?

    The enterprise cool kids [TECHCRUNCH]

    But the hype is changing. Conversations about "the next Instagram" at Coupa, The Creamery or on Caltrain have been replaced with staid assessments about the future of Big Data, storage and the cloud. The mobile, social, local gold rush of 2011 has been put on pause, at least as far as consumer Internet MORE

    - Jan 28, 2013 5:30 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Square's COO resigns over sexual harassment claims

    Also: Woz says the Ashton Kutcher-Steve Jobs movie has it all wrong; Yahoo's CEO sees a future in the personalized mobile web. 

    Square executive resigns amid sexual-harassment claims [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL]

    A New York attorney, Steven Berger, who represents a Square employee, reached out to the San Francisco-based company two weeks ago, alleging that Mr. Rabois had sexually harassed the employee and that Square failed to take appropriate action, said the company.

    Facebook MORE

    - Jan 25, 2013 4:14 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: Why restaurants want you to stop using your camera phone

    Also: Tim Cook calms investors; Twitter's Instagram for video coming soon. 

    Restaurants turn camera shy [THE NEW YORK TIMES]

    It's hard to know who is most irritated by amateur photography — the owners and chefs, the nearby diners or even the photographer's dining companions. Emma Kate Tsai, a Houston-based editor, said her 64-year-old father drives her family crazy with the food photos he shoots with his large, cumbersome camera strapped across his chest. MORE

    - Jan 24, 2013 7:07 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: The paper trail Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt didn't want you to see

    Also: Microsoft may back Dell buyout; Reid Hoffman on hiring a "professional" CEO. 

    The no-hire paper trail Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt didn't want you to see [THE VERGE]

    In his statement, Colligan says he received a call from Jobs in August of 2007, expressing concern about Palm's hiring of Apple employees. He goes on to say that Jobs "proposed an arrangement between Palm and Apple" that would stop the practice, also suggesting MORE

    - Jan 23, 2013 5:13 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Hands-on with Microsoft's Surface Pro

    Also: How Samsung took the world by storm; inside HP's disastrous deal. 

    Hands-on with Microsoft's Surface Pro [ANANDTECH]

    As I mentioned in the first Surface Pro announcement piece, the tablet uses a 17W Core i5 (Ivy Bridge) SKU. I'm not sure how much we should read into Surface Pro not being a 7W SDP Ivy Bridge launch vehicle. The performance per volume is obviously going to be very good as a result. Microsoft demonstrated MORE

    - Jan 22, 2013 2:07 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: Why Samsung's next phone has 'iPhone-like' hype

    Also: How Michael Dell is making waves again; Instagram releases new user numbers. 

    Feverish hype for a non-Apple device [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL]

    For about four months, gadget bloggers along with tech writers at South Korean newspapers have tried to uncover the details of Samsung's next high-end smartphone, likely to be called Galaxy S IV after consecutively numbered versions over the past three years.

    They have suggested it will have a bigger screen, thinner MORE

    - Jan 18, 2013 2:14 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: How Amazon is invading your iPhone

    Also: Fortune's Best Companies to Work For is now available exclusively on the iPad. (Download it here.)

    Amazon looks to reduce Apple's hold on music sales with launch of MP3 web store for iPhone and iPod touch [THE NEXT WEB]

    The online retailer says that it has developed its MP3 store to operate seamlessly on Apple's Safari mobile browser, offering personalised recommendations, bestseller lists and Amazon ratings.

    When a user makes a purchase, MORE

    - Jan 17, 2013 1:52 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: Key Apple retail VP leaves the company

    Also: How Facebook just upped the ante in search; AMD claims former employees copied 100,000 files and went to Nvidia.

    Apple retail VP Jerry McDougal resigns [ALL THINGS D]

    McDougal, who resigned earlier this month, is to be replaced by Jim Bean, formerly Apple VP of Finance. While it's not clear if this is an exec-for-exec swap, Bean has exactly the sort of operational acumen that would lend itself to the position MORE

    - Jan 16, 2013 1:49 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: Could Apple's stock slide cost it the market cap lead?

    Also: Facebook introduces Graph Search feature; how the legal system failed Aaron Swartz. 

    Apple stock slide could cost it the market cap lead [ALL THINGS D]

    That's a long way from the all-time high of $702.10 they hit last September. If Apple's stock continues along this downward trajectory, the company may soon cede its title of world's largest company by market cap to Exxon Mobil, which it surpassed about a year ago. Apple's MORE

    - Jan 15, 2013 2:24 PM ET
  • Today in Tech: Groupon CEO fights to keep his job

    Also: RSS co-founder dies at 26; how Samsung became the largest tech company in the world. 

    Groupon CEO Andrew Mason fights to keep his job [BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK]

    Groupon will turn a $6.68 million profit in 2012, according to average analyst estimates, after a loss of $279.4 million in 2011. It has $1.2 billion in cash. Yet the clock is ticking for Mason. Late last year, Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon's executive chairman and largest shareholder, approached an outside MORE

    - Jan 14, 2013 5:30 AM ET
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